Aldi Specials

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby caldina98 » Mon Nov 18, 2013 5:36 pm

Has anyone purchased the bike backpack? $30 seems like good value for me

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby m@ » Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:00 pm

caldina98 wrote:Has anyone purchased the bike backpack? $30 seems like good value for me

Picked one up... put it back down pretty fast. Heavy and didn't strike me as a good design (though mostly just the vibe rather than details).
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby caldina98 » Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:58 pm

Ah bugger. I thought it was to good to be true.

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby caldina98 » Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:38 pm

Hey guys


I'm on the hunt for some aldi sunnies. Are there any shops that still stock these?

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby find_bruce » Wed Jan 29, 2014 9:56 pm

It seems Wednesday 5 Feb is Aldi's bike special again - at least in NSW
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby turtle rider » Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:52 pm

caldina98 wrote:Hey guys


I'm on the hunt for some aldi sunnies. Are there any shops that still stock these?


I purchased 5 pair of Aldi sunnies last sale a few months back thinking they were good buy. Unfortunately all the sunnies broke in the same place and each pair only lasted roughly a week. Not sure if got a bad batch but i will not buy them again. The lens were good it was just the frames that broke easy.

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:20 am

turtle rider wrote:
caldina98 wrote:Hey guys


I'm on the hunt for some aldi sunnies. Are there any shops that still stock these?


I purchased 5 pair of Aldi sunnies last sale a few months back thinking they were good buy. Unfortunately all the sunnies broke in the same place and each pair only lasted roughly a week. Not sure if got a bad batch but i will not buy them again. The lens were good it was just the frames that broke easy.

Take them back for refund, no problems.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby K2 » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:12 pm

Mulger bill wrote:Take them back for refund, no problems.


Agree. Had no problem returning a vid camera over a month after purchase (its start up time had blown out to over 8 mins!).

I'm still using the Aldi glasses I bought about 3 months ago. Average a bit over 1.5 hours every 2nd day with 'em. Way better than the $10 jobbies I was going through from the local chemist.

Turtle may have gotten a dodgy lot....or they may just not suit a Turtle's head....or they might be a little rough on them (as I inadvertently was previously). I realised a while back that one of the reasons I was breaking various glasses regularly (when I wasn't dropping them, or sitting on them, or misplacing them) was due to the pressure of my helmet's straps. Since ensuring I have one arm inside the strap on one side and the other outside, all glasses have lasted much longer. Just have to remember to remove them before the helmet.

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Ross » Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:04 am

Speaking of sunnies - https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys ... a-glasses/
Could be a GoPro alternative :idea:

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby jasonc » Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:27 am

Ross wrote:Speaking of sunnies - https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys ... a-glasses/
Could be a GoPro alternative :idea:


have seen the output from those style of sunnies. they aren't a gopro alternative
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby lobstermash » Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:08 am

They're a terrible video unit. Avoid. You can get a good 1080p keychain cam (see the camera thread) pretty cheaply and they're not intrusive to stick on anywhere with a little velcro.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby warthog1 » Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:50 pm

Has anyone tried the aldi bike carrier (roof) that is advertised for this wed?


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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby lobstermash » Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:44 am

Hopefully they'll do clothing in a couple of weeks time. Usually is a couple of weeks behind their sports clothes...
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby QuangVuong » Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:15 pm

What are you looking for? I've got the blue jersey that I bought last time they were selling them only washed, but never worn. I've bought a whole bunch of other ones, so I never got around to using it. Anyone wanna buy it?
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Xplora » Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:11 pm

warthog1 wrote:Has anyone tried the aldi bike carrier (roof) that is advertised for this wed?


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+1 I would love to know as well. Also going to pick up a couple of roof hangers, need to get a bike or two out of the way... :shock:

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby lobstermash » Mon Feb 03, 2014 6:37 pm

QuangVuong wrote:What are you looking for?


Just a couple more short sleeve jerseys. The Aldi ones are my favourite because of the 2 large pockets rather than 3 small ones. A pack of my home roasted coffee fits perfectly. I'd buy your jersey off you if the postage wasn't prohibitive (and assuming the sizing was correct).
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby find_bruce » Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:07 pm

The Aldi may sell BSOs, but they are popular BSOs - I was in there maybe 10 minutes after opening & all of the BSOs were sold.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby TonyMax » Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:16 pm

find_bruce wrote:The Aldi may sell BSOs, but they are popular BSOs - I was in there maybe 10 minutes after opening & all of the BSOs were sold.

What's a BSO?
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Ross » Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:21 pm

find_bruce wrote:The Aldi may sell BSOs, but they are popular BSOs - I was in there maybe 10 minutes after opening & all of the BSOs were sold.


Old mate Jennay will of bought them all and will be busy lens flaring pics for his eBay listings as we type :wink:

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Ross » Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:21 pm

TonyMax wrote:
find_bruce wrote:The Aldi may sell BSOs, but they are popular BSOs - I was in there maybe 10 minutes after opening & all of the BSOs were sold.

What's a BSO?


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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Xplora » Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:51 pm

And if you're caught using a BSO, you'll be called a POBSO - Person On Bicycle Shaped Object :shock:

But your shoes cost more than their bike, so you'll be fine with the Fashion Police, right?

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby TonyMax » Wed Feb 05, 2014 1:05 pm

Plenty of said BSOs still in Tuggeranong Aldi at lunch time just now for anyone in Canberra wanting one.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby lobstermash » Wed Feb 05, 2014 2:23 pm

Same in Civic. Plenty left.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby m@ » Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:17 pm

Picked up an indoor trainer - figured it can't really be bad value (AT) $70.
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